A Drink with Shane MacGowan

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Pan Books, Mar 1, 2002 - Rock musicians - 384 pages
21 Reviews
This bibulous, drug-indulgent and anarchic rock legend was born on a small farm in Tipperary, won a scholarship to Westminster, was rapidly expelled, became a rent boy, then a central figure of punk and the hugely influential star of The Pogues. MacGowan's music, innovative and powerful, is as distinctive as his chaotic, breakdown-scarred, drug and alcohol-fuelled lifestyle. MacGowan has an enormous fan-base hungry for stories of his wild behaviour, but this is also a book that celebrates this unique and charming musician, and offers insight into his remarkable perspective on this world - and the next! 'One of the freshest, most original biographies I've ever read . . . Buy the book, it's great.' Lynn Barber, The Observer 'All human life is here.' Q Magazine

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User Review  - Kelsey McAfee - Goodreads

I enjoyed learning about Shane MacGowan's rowdy history and eclectic influences. He's pretty frank and talks about stuff a reader doesn't usually get privy to in a bio. I like that it's in interview ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

That was a thoroughly enjoyable read. Shane McGowan is funny, thoughtful and totally brilliant. Read full review

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